Startup Competition

Startup Competition

The Startup Competition organized as part of the event really imbibed the spirit of entrepreneurship. 21 selected startups from over 100 registrations duked it out across two rounds, with the finals held in the Jai Hind auditorium. Each startup pitched their business and received one on one mentorship from mentors and judges such as Sachin Tagra (Brand Capital, Times Group), Mohit Shukla (MD and Legal Head, Barclays), Shriyans Bhandari (CEO of Greensole), Debashis Banerjee (CEO of Think as Consumer) and many more. A final 6 were selected from startups who had registered from all across the country – from Ahmedabad to Siliguri. The winner of the Startup Competition was Nitin Jadhav with Life Education Institute, a startup aimed at using ISRO’s satellites to provide quality education in rural India. He won membership to Barclays’ Rise startup community, a host of business-geared services from Startup Wiz, holiday vouchers from Nature Trails Resorts and much more.

Finalists

1st and Second Place

Life Education Institute Mr.Nitin Jadhav
Mr. Navnath Rathod
Muft Wifi Harsh Lodha
Nitin Jadhav from Life Education Institute
Nitin Jadhav from Life Education Institute

Top 6

Pushpatara Marketing & Innovations LLP Manil S Dodani
Barqa Shalaka Thakur, Wassily Graf
Muft Wifi Harsh Lodha
Curionix Techonologies Venkatesh Yadav
Rakesh Gaikwad
Mayur Suryawanshi
Life Education Institute Mr.Nitin Jadhav
Mr. Navnath Rathod
Every flavour Geeks Tanisha Fagwani

Top 10

Pushpatara Marketing & Innovations LLP Manil S Dodani
Barqa Shalaka Thakur, Wassily Graf
Muft Wifi Harsh Lodha
Curionix Techonologies Venkatesh Yadav
Rakesh Gaikwad
Mayur Suryawanshi
Life Education Institute Mr.Nitin Jadhav
Mr. Navnath Rathod
Every flavour Geeks Tanisha Fagwani
The Barman Tilak Shah
TSAR Abdul Kadir, Haider Ali, Abbas Akbari
Whoop Adarsh Pachpute,Karan Shah
Z & Company Zeeshan Merchant

Prizes

Top 10

Top 10 startups get listed for Season 2 of Catapooolt Changemakers Challenge in association with The Economic Times – and this is amongst the most revered and sought after early stage startup discovery platform. These start-ups would get additional strategic support from their end to get their campaigns pushed.

Top 6

Top 6 teams get an all-expense paid trip to one of many Nature Trails destinations for a 2 day, 1 night stay with many exciting adventure activities.

Top 6

Top 6 startups get the following services from Startup Wiz for free for the next 3 months:

  • Flat Rs 1000 off on Trademark of their name/logo worth Rs. 6000.
  • Social media marketing campaign for one month (2 posts) including Online Reputation Management and content generation worth Rs. 8,000.
  • Waiver of Rs.2000 as investment circulation fee for the Start-up to reach a network of 800+ investors to put forth their B-plan.
  • 15% off on all their other services.

Top 1

Top 1 finalists get 3 month membership free to Rise Mumbai, a Barclays funded startup community, with desk space, and mentorship and support from Barclays.

rise-mumbai2

What’s in it for Startups?

  • Potential investment opportunity
  • One on one mentorship with industry insiders
  • Product Showcase via engagement activities
  • Networking with like minded founders and mentors
  • Press and social media promotions
  • Platform to boost a startup straight into the business circuit

Contact

Either email or [email protected] have us contact you for any questions you may have.